Re: chroot in swsusp userland interface (was: Re: [Suspend2-devel] Re: [ 00/10] [Suspend2] Modules support.)

From: Bernard Blackham
Date: Sat Feb 11 2006 - 03:54:08 EST

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 01:35:33AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 12:35:04AM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > Now, the question is do we chroot or not?
> >
> > What's wrong with setrlimit(RLIMIT_NOFILE, 0) (and RLIMIT_CORE). So
> > long as you open all your necessary device nodes before doing so.
> Nothing, but we got chroot idea, first.

Kinda like suspend2 didn't get into the kernel first?

I still think you're reinventing the wheel, and making it triangular :(
I don't understand your motivations for moving something that is so
intimately tied to the running kernel itself into userspace. A mouse
driver, sure. But the more I think about it, the more it seems nuts to me.


Bernard Blackham <bernard at blackham dot com dot au>
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